Free Press Journal

Federer rises to 3rd spot in rankings


Madrid : Winning his eighth Wimbledon title allowed Swiss Roger Federer, the most acclaimed player in Grand Slams with 19 titles, to earn a spot in the top three of the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday, with 6,545 points.

Briton Andy Murray and Spanish Rafael Nadal kept their places at first and second, even though they left the tournament at the quarter-final stage and round of 16 respectively, reports Efe.

The 35-year-old Swiss won five of the 14 tournaments in which he has participated in the current season Federer’s opponent in Wimbledon final Marin Cilic of Croatia is sixth in the list.

Top Five players

  1. Andy Murray (UK)
  2. Rafael Nadal (Spain)
  3. Roger Federer (Switzerland)
  4. Novak Djokovic (Serbia)
  5. Stan Wawrinka (Switzerland)